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National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (8/27/2012)
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Workers Comp State Legislative Battles to Watch . CMS... Read More

Two Decisions Show Complexity of Establishing WCAB Jurisdiction in Pro Athlete Cases: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/6/2016)
Posted on 7 Jan 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s another batch of advanced postings for the January 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

California Workers’ Compensation Case Roundup (2/11/2016)
Posted on 11 Feb 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 81 No. 1 January 2016 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS... Read More

Judge Rules Three Chicago Bears Players Violated Contract by Seeking Workers Comp Benefits in California
Posted on 15 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Judge Elaine Bucklo of the United States Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, has upheld an arbitrator's ruling that three former players with the Chicago Bears must pursue their workers' compensation claims with the... Read More

WCAB Approves Treatment for Brain Injury When Utilization Review Found Untimely: Cal. Comp. Cases March Advanced Postings (2/23/2016)
Posted on 24 Feb 2016 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the latest batch of advanced postings for the March 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

California WCAB May Lack Jurisdiction Where Out-of-State Football Player Plays a Single Game in California
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

The California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board has recently issued two noteworthy panel decisions related to the WCAB’s subject matter jurisdiction in which the professional football player claimed cumulative trauma but played only a single... Read More

Workers’ Compensation Coverage for Student-Athletes?
Posted on 23 Sep 2011 by John Stahl

Civil Rights Expert Says Generating Billions in Revenue for NCAA and Universities Should Trigger Employee Status By John M. Stahl, Esq. An article that civil-rights historian Taylor Branch wrote for the October 2011 edition of The Atlantic magazine... Read More

California WCAB May Lack Jurisdiction Where Out-of-State Football Player Plays a Single Game in California
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

The California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board has recently issued two noteworthy panel decisions related to the WCAB’s subject matter jurisdiction in which the professional football player claimed cumulative trauma but played only a single... Read More

Workers’ Compensation Coverage for Student-Athletes?
Posted on 23 Sep 2011 by John Stahl

Civil Rights Expert Says Generating Billions in Revenue for NCAA and Universities Should Trigger Employee Status By John M. Stahl, Esq. An article that civil-rights historian Taylor Branch wrote for the October 2011 edition of The Atlantic magazine... Read More

Judge Rules Three Chicago Bears Players Violated Contract by Seeking Workers Comp Benefits in California
Posted on 15 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Judge Elaine Bucklo of the United States Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, has upheld an arbitrator's ruling that three former players with the Chicago Bears must pursue their workers' compensation claims with the... Read More

NFL’s New Collective Bargaining Agreement Allows Players to File Workers’ Comp Claims in Other States
Posted on 28 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The new collective bargaining agreement that has been approved by the National Football League owners and the National Football League Players Association includes a provision that a player can file worker's compensation claims in states besides the... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (8/27/2012)
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Workers Comp State Legislative Battles to Watch . ... Read More